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”It’s hard for me to get into any details or really share my opinion. But I don’t believe there’s base to that claim that he’s being blackballed,” York said Thursday.
Kaepernick opted out of his contract with the 49ers last winter after it was made clear by new general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan that the quarterback would have been released. He was scheduled to make $14.9 million for 2017.
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Kaepernick on Sunday filed a grievance against the league and its owners alleging he remains unsigned as a result of owners colluding against him after he kneeled during the national anthem before games last season.
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York participated in meetings this week between the league, owners and players in New York to discuss the protests during the national anthem which Kaepernick pioneered. Kaepernick’s former teammate Eric Reid [url=http://www.houstonastrosteamshops.com/authentic-carlos-lee-jersey]Authentic
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”I think it went well. It was a start. (We) had a lot of good conversation and I think we’re on the path to what Colin and I were looking for when we started protesting,” Reid said. ”So the NFL has agreed to commit to a long-term plan and use their platform to continue to raise awareness to the issues that affect our country and to help us feel like we don’t need to protest. So we’re in the right direction.”
Reid and York said plans are fluid and nothing concrete has been established. The first step is creating a discussion.
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Kaepernick began the protest to raise awareness for social issues such as discrimination against minorities and policy brutality.
York said the goal of the ongoing discussion is to address the issues in a way that allows players to feel like protesting is no longer a necessity and the issues are getting addressed.
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